Oxychirota paradoxa Meyrick, 1887
TINEODIDAE,   ALUCITOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


composite image
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species have long rectangular brown-speckled wings. The legs and antennae are longer that the wing-length. The wingspan is about 1.1 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On the classification of the Australian Pyralidina,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1885, Part 4, pp. 438-439.


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    (written 14 May 2019)